Tag Archives: Bridgitte Hartley

McGregor & Hartley crowned Africa’s best

Durban – At a gala dinner in Hillcrest on Sunday evening, South African paddling icons Hank McGregor and Bridgitte Hartley were named African Canoe Federation’s Men’s and Women’s Paddler of the Year for 2015, bringing down the curtain on the 2016 ICF Canoe Sprint African Championships held at Shongweni Dam this past weekend. The three days of racing saw team ...

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Hartley secures Rio Games berth

Durban – London Olympic Games bronze medallist Bridgitte Hartley has confirmed her place in the women’s kayak field at the next year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Hartley received the news on the weekend from the International Canoe Federation following the World Championships in Milan that determined the allocation of places for the male and female kayak and canoe ...

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The Highveld set for SA Sprint Champs

Johannesburg – At the start of a crucial Olympic qualifying cycle the South African sprint canoeing championships at Roodeplaat Dam over the Easter weekend from 3-5 April have pivotal importance to the best racers in the country, compounded by the inclusion of a team of elite sprinters from Singapore. With a stellar entry list that includes 2012 Olympic bronze medallist ...

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